Do you want to THRIVE in your life? Do you want to
experience the best of God in your life? Do you want to see God do amazing
things in and through your life?
If we are to thrive, we must be in tune with the perfect
character of God. Two complimentary attributes of God of which we need to grasp
hold are JUSTICE and MERCY.
Justice means God must act rightly in matters of good or
evil, right or wrong. He is the authority on what is right and wrong. He judges
and rewards or punishes actions based on perfect standards of right and wrong.
Mercy means that God does not always dole out the punishments that are
rightfully deserved. Mercy is not the absence of justice, or it would be
injustice. Instead, mercy is a tempering of justice that allows people another
chance. It gives people time to grow. It recognizes our frailties and shows